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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through July 2019.

Imports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 647 import by value totaled $17.72 million for the month of July, $143.5 million through July of 2019, and $247.09 million for all of 2018, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Australia$42.79 M
2Chile$25.68 M
3New Zealand$20.07 M
4France$10.68 M
5Norway$10.36 M
6Brazil$9.11 M
7Mexico$6.61 M
8Canada$6.24 M
9United Kingdom$1.82 M
10Germany$1.56 M
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January – July 2019

Top Ports

Total Trade: $143.5 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $37,167,421
2Port of Charleston $24,030,278
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $19,229,913
4Port of New Orleans $9,981,110
5Port of Long Beach $6,486,266
6Port of Newark $6,252,436
7Port of Virginia $5,911,356
8Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $5,910,785
9Port of Los Angeles $5,705,018
10Port of New York $4,234,308

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 4.09 percent through July to $143.5 million

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. decreased 4.09 percent from $149.62 million to $143.5 million through the first seven months of 2019 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 647 through July among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 636 for the last full year with a total value of $247.09 million, a $51.75 million, 26.49 percent increase from the 2017 total.

Through July of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Norway. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

January – July 2019

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $42,787,410
2Chile $25,681,833
3New Zealand $20,071,261
4France $10,675,846
5Norway $10,355,905
6Brazil $9,110,544
7Mexico $6,611,896
8Canada $6,237,644
9United Kingdom $1,821,501
10Germany $1,564,534

January – July 2019

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $16,702,453
2Houston $16,221,949
3San Francisco $14,634,486
4St. Louis $9,895,623
5New Orleans $6,087,217
6Phoenix/Nogales $4,156,944
7New York City $2,118,634
8Cleveland $1,702,592
9Pembina, N.D. $1,123,852
10Detroit $1,041,975

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first seven months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 14.71 percent compared to last year to $37.17 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 13.99 percent compared to last year to $24.03 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. fell 23.57 percent compared to last year to $19.23 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 24.35 percent compared to last year to $9.98 million.
  • Port of Long Beach rose 871.42 percent compared to last year to $6.49 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Australia decreased $758,697, 1.74 percent, (29.82 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $2.47 million, 8.77 percent, (17.9 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand decreased $4.71 million, 19.01 percent, (13.99 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France decreased $4.88 million, 31.37 percent, (7.44 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Norway increased $5.44 million, 110.7 percent, (7.22 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 76.36 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through July of this year. That is equal to $109.57 million of the $143.5 million total.

All totaled, 67.52 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through July of this year. That is equal to $96.89 million of the $143.5 million total